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Fellowship Writing Workshop (extra session)

Mon, 2015-09-21 17:30 - 19:30

Due to high demand, Graphos is offering an extra session of "What You Do and Why It Matters: Fellowship Writing with the Selection Committee in Mind" on Monday, Sept 21, 5:30pm-7:30pm.  Click

Source Site: /education

Perceived threat: Aboriginals and visible minorities

Race is biggest predictor of size of police forces in Canadian cities and numbers provinces send to federal prisons
Wed, 2015-09-16 14:02

Canadian cities that have significant visible minority and Aboriginal populations have bigger police forces than those without. No matter what the actual level of crime.

Contact Information

Contact: Jason Carmichael
Organization: Dept. of Sociology
Office Phone: 514-398-6838

Secondary Contact Information

Contact: Katherine Gombay
Organization: Media Relations Office
Office Phone: 514-398-2189
Source Site: /newsroom

Montreal Researchers Identify Rare Gene Variation Involved in Bone Disease

Tue, 2015-09-15 14:40

A team of international researchers, led by Brent Richards of McGill University and the Lady Davis Institute at the Jewish General Hospital, published their findings Monday of a rare gene variation that offers a protective quality for bone density. “What’s interesting about this variation is that it has an effect on bone density and fracture twofold larger than anything we’ve found previously — twofold larger than anything anyone in the world has found previously, I should say,” Richards told the Montreal Gazette.

Source Site: /epi-biostat-occh

Lara Khoury appointed Associate Dean (Research)

Mon, 2015-09-14 17:38

We are proud to announce that Professor Lara Khoury has been named as the Faculty’s Associate Dean (Research) starting September 1st, 2015.

Source Site: /law

Information Studies Seminar Series: "Civic Participation in an Era of Geospatial Web & Open Data." Guest speaker Dr. R. Sieber

Fri, 2015-10-09 12:30 - 14:00
School of Information Studies : Room 106, 3661 Peel, Rm. 106, Montreal , H3A 1X1

Join us for a McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) Seminar Series talk with speaker Dr. Renée Sieber on civic participation in an era of geospatial web and open data.


Source Site: /sis

Australia as a Regional Player in Refugee Protection in South East Asia : Framing the Issues

Mon, 2015-09-21 12:00 - 13:00
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 316, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

A Brownbag Seminar organized by the Oppenheimer Chair in International Public Law. Bring your lunch.

Source Site: /law

Novel gene implicated in osteoporosis

Using one of the world’s most extensive genetics data sets, an international research team led by Dr. Brent Richards of the Lady Davis Institute at the Jewish General Hospital has identified a novel gene implicated in osteoporosis
Mon, 2015-09-14 11:06

Source Site: /newsroom

Research Alive: Revealing the perceptual mysteries behind orchestration practice

Thu, 2016-02-18 17:00
A-832 : 555 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, QC , H3A 1E3
Price: Free

Stephen McAdams and Alain Cazes

Pre-concert lecture of the McGill Wind Symphony concert led by Alain Cazes.

Source Site: /music

Research Alive: Multiple Intelligences of Opera

Fri, 2015-11-27 17:00
A-832 : 555 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, QC , H3A 1E3
Price: Free

Patrick Hansen, Director of Opera McGill

"Research Alive:  Unveiling what makes music so magical in the ears and minds of the listener through live performance and dialogue between researchers and musicians."


Source Site: /music

PATH 2nd Annual Research Symposium

Fri, 2015-10-02 08:45 - 18:30

McGill Research Centre for Physical Activity and Health (PATH)
2nd Annual Research Symposium
Friday October 2, 2015

Contact Information

Contact: RSVP
Source Site: /path